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Project by robert triplett posted 620 days ago 778 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I used some Figured Maple and almost lavender Purpleheart for this box. The Purpleheart has dark lines of grain in it. When it was in my shop and got dusty, it looked like corduroy fabric. They disapper when sanded and oiled. The Watco Natural Danish Oil darkened the color. I may have to try some water based poly to try to keep the light color. 11”x 10” x 6”

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!





7 comments so far

#1 posted 620 days ago

Nice Robert

-- http://www.landwoodworks.com (L an D Woodworks)

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robscastle

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#2 posted 620 days ago

Hey Rob !!

Nice work with the purpleheart and Maple to make a great looking “another box”

Regards
Robert Brennan

-- Regards Robert

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 620 days ago

Very pretty, but do you make it in walnut? :-)

Really is a nice box.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#4 posted 620 days ago

Love the deep color of the purpleheart. Nice job.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 620 days ago

Nice box. I have not seen purple heart that reddish!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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WoodenFrog

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#6 posted 619 days ago

Really pretty Robert, great looking box!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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#7 posted 618 days ago

Poppin combo/s

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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